Pally Skirt

85 Human Paladin
3310
How can they make plate armor into a skirt anyway? If it is plate (a solid, hard shell), wouldn't it be a metal cone, expanding from the waist? Robes or skirts do not equal plate. Plate is supposed to be hard to move in, and involve mostly immobile parts, not pliable and flowing.
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80 Blood Elf Paladin
5175
Tier 11 makes us look like birds....why blizz!?
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100 Human Paladin
14380
I am NOT tanking in one. I'll heal in it, but never tank in it. I'd rather have off-set gear.


Why do people keep posting this? What the hell difference do the pants model make when you're tanking?

Answer: None. This is not debatable.


WTB more skirts to hide my silly looking goat legs.


Because male human paladins look absolutely awful in a skirt except when healing. The dodge and parry animations are really dumb in one. Plate leggings offer more mobility than a plated skirt, and a skirt/long kilt can catch on stuff like a claw. It's for RP reasons, of course it makes no actual difference in game mechanics.

I'm gay, and I still wouldn't wear that thing while tanking.
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100 Human Paladin
14380
Tier 11 makes us look like birds....why blizz!?


It looks good if you uncheck your "Show Helm" box in your interface options. Basically, only the helm looks awful. Everything else is good.
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100 Human Paladin
19650
Tier 10 uses "leggings" texture on a "skirt" model. Bleh.
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
10930
Tier 11 makes us look like birds....why blizz!?


It looks good if you uncheck your "Show Helm" box in your interface options. Basically, only the helm looks awful. Everything else is good.


The helm looks like someone glued frozen vomit to your face. No offense intended to the blizzard art team, but that's just my initial impression.
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
5985
While I've enjoyed the unique look of the paladin skirts, I also like tabards, and tabards look awful with skirts. So I'm looking forward to having a decent pair of pants again soon.
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I like the skirt.
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T2 was the high point. After that we had interesting gear (except maybe the Power Ranger look) but T2 was, and has been the high point of any Pally look. Warrior Monk... it was sexy and perfect.
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17 Human Paladin
90
Blizz! Bring back the pally skirt! I loved the look of Judgement and Lightsworn. It's what made our armor different from the rest of the plate classes.

Anyone agree with me or just think I have wierd taste in gear?


I don't think it's very paladin looking. Looks more like cloth IMO.
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
7620
I like pants. Thanks.
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90 Dwarf Paladin
13705
After watching Braveheart and men in kilts.... I'd be down for this!
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
7440
I'll say the same thing I've told several others:

It's not a skirt, it's a battle kilt!
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85 Tauren Paladin
5825
Moar skirts!

I love my t10 pants!

And for those who complain about plate not being able to be made in a skirt...think of it as chainmail if you must! Or just accept that this is fantasy and things don't necessarily always have to make perfect sense. ^-^
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85 Human Paladin
11605
I'll say the same thing I've told several others:

It's not a skirt, it's a battle kilt!


Exactly what I tell everyone.

I love kilts and tiers that have em since T2
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85 Troll Warrior
9230
I think paladins should get their dress back as they are girls and it suits them.
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
11460
I detest the plate skirt. I want it NO MORE! Been wearing it for far too long.

It makes my tabard look stupid.
It doesn't make sense as to why anyone would want to fight in a plate skirt. PLATE SKIRT! It just does not sound efficient.

I've been looking forward to Cataclysm in that I could wear pants once again. Thank goodness.
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
9290
I agree with this post, a nice breeze down there is quite refreshing.
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